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Reserve Chardonnay

8.91 ratings
8.91 pro ratings
Stellenbosch, Coastal Region, Western Cape, South Africa
Chardonnay
Duck, Shellfish, Goose, Mushrooms, Manchego & Parmesan, Game, Pork, Squash & Root Vegetables, Chicken, Turkey, Cheddar & Gruyere, Meaty & Oily Fish, White Fish, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Cream Sauces
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Meredith Hu

Fresh herbs, sea salt, ripe yellow delicious apple, sweet baking spices, allspice, Meyer lemon, juicy peach, fresh apricot, crushed stone - decomposed granite. 35% new oak, 15% stainless steel. 1/3 malo, 10 months in barrel/tank. Medium+ finish, medium minus acid, elevated body. A week of fermentation with indigenous yeasts, then inoculate to ferment to dry. Linear.

Fresh herbs, sea salt, ripe yellow delicious apple, sweet baking spices, allspice, Meyer lemon, juicy peach, fresh apricot, crushed stone - decomposed granite. 35% new oak, 15% stainless steel. 1/3 malo, 10 months in barrel/tank. Medium+ finish, medium minus acid, elevated body. A week of fermentation with indigenous yeasts, then inoculate to ferment to dry. Linear.

Jan 16th, 2020